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11/05/2011

The Little Screens by the American photographer Lee Friedlander

The television screens were housed in motel rooms and other nondescript rooms of anonymous character spread throughout the US during the 1960s. Each screen transmits images of popular culture icons, political figures, or minor celebrities of that time The environments are iconographic ghost-rooms filled with bland furniture-rooms without personality, rooms that could be, and are, anywhere and everywhere.

The book is a bit expensive, but you can buy it here

The Little screens are taking part of the Hyper Real – Art and America around 1970 exhibition, which is running till June 19th, 2011 at Ludwig Forum in Aachen, Germany.




More pictures here

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